Coefficient

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following is true of a coefficient:

- It is the numerical factor of a term.

Example

3 is the coefficient in 3*x*

1 is the coefficient in *z*

2
3

is the coefficient in
2
3

Coefficient Activity

Non-example

Four is the *exponent* in the algebraic expression 3*x*^{4}.

Seven is the *constant* in the algebraic expression 4*x* + 7.

TEKS: 8(8)(A), 8(8)(B), 8(8)(C)